Coping Mechanisms & Blog

Oct 02, 2015
During the selection process, organizations want to learn everything they can about a candidate. Hiring someone is an important decision and you want to make sure you are selecting…
Sep 25, 2015
Ever wonder if leadership development programs are worth it? We know an effective leadership development program can make you a stronger leader, and now new research suggests it can…
Sep 18, 2015
Every organization is bound to face significant change at some point. Leading change brings a new set of pressures and needed skill set for even the experienced leader. An external…
Sep 12, 2015
Thank you to everyone who came out to are presentation on Thursday at the SHRM Conference. In case you missed it, you can check it out online here. 
Aug 13, 2015
With an aging population, it's no surprise that Vermont employers struggle to fill positions. Jobs are here but there aren't enough workers. Paula Cope provides some insights on addressing…
Jul 23, 2015
Learn how Zappos has bid their supervisory structure goodbye by listening to this NPR story here and reading more about it in New York Times here. Zappos is part of a growing group…
May 01, 2015
Next week, Paula Cope, President & CEO of Cope & Associates, Inc. will be teaching a Succession Planning course at The National Association of Mutual Insurance Company (NAMIC)'s Directors…
Apr 08, 2015
COPE wishes to thank community members and volunteers for a successful community meeting held in south Burlington on March 31st. Over two hundred people attended the event at Tuttle…
Mar 22, 2015
The City of South Burlington and South Burlington School District invite you to attend an upcoming Community Meeting on March 31st to share your thoughts and ideas of school concepts…
Feb 18, 2015
COPE is pleased to sponsor Vermont Stage Company's upcoming production ofSlowgirl written by Shelburne VT native Greg Pierce.  We sponsored the First Read last night that provided a…